Waste collection strike in Peel is over

By December 9, 2021December 10th, 2021Events, Issues, Ward 1

December 9, 2021

The labour dispute involving one of Peel’s waste collection contractors, Emterra Environmental and its employees, has resolved today and the waste strike has ended. Regular waste collection services for strike-affected residents in Peel will resume on Monday, December 13, 2021.

Instructions for residents in strike-affected areas:

  • If you were scheduled for garbage pickup this week (December 6 – 9), continue to leave garbage and organics at the curb (even on the weekend).
  • If you were scheduled for recycling pickup for this week (December 6 – 9), continue to hold onto your recycling until your next scheduled recycling pickup day.
  • Yard waste that was not picked up due to the strike, will be picked up next week (December 13 – 16) in strike-affected areas.
  • Bulky items will be picked up on your next garbage day.

Check peelregion.ca/waste-strike for further updates or follow Public Works on Twitter at twitter.com/peelpublicworks for updated service information.